Friday, March 17, 2006

Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) on December 14, 1930

Boy Flier Plans Flight Around World Next June. Boston. December 14, 1930 (AP) Eddie Schneider, former holder of the junior trans-continental flight record, today announced he would hop off on a lone flight around the world next June. He said would leave from Roosevelt Field, N.Y., and make stops at Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Alaska, and Seattle. Scheider expects to make the flight in twenty-two days.